MSO11233 - Neolithic flint east of Ellicombe (Monument)


A group of flint implements, thought to date to the Neolithic period, were recovered from a field now in permanent pasture.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Area of SS 979 442. Neolithic scrapers, a flint knife and an arrowhead found in the field to the east of Ellicombe. They are in the Cornish collection at Taunton Museum. [1] Field now under permanent pasture. No other information can be obtained about the finds. [2] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Archive: Unknown. Unknown. Classified Index Taunton Museum.
  • <2>XY Unpublished document: PITCHER, GHP. 1960s. Field Investigators Comments. Ordnance Survey visit, F1, 16 June 1965. [Mapped feature: #46438 ]
  • <3> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 36917, Extant 17 May 2022.



Grid reference SS 979 442 (point)
Map sheet SS94SE

Finds (3)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO9422
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 SE24
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 36917
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 33570

Record last edited

May 17 2022 2:45PM


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